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nothing other than more cooling power for future upgrades.
    
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From you picture, if you want to mount the 240 rad in front where the 2 fans go it might not fit. The length of the rad is the length of the 2 rads plus the area where the nozzles are, it might bump up against the 5.25 bays, so you should measure the exact length before you order. However, you might be able to lay a 240 flat against the bottom of the case if you do some cutting for airflow. And you can mount a 120 on the back as well.

Or alternatively, this is what I would do, this is with 3 120mm rads:
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Edited by catcherintherye - 2/18/11 at 6:17pm
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definitely not worth buying 3 different 120 rads
    
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definitely not worth buying 3 different 120 rads
Mmm why? And also is anything we do worth it, this is OCN.
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Hmmmm. So a 240 rad will do well then. Good to know! Thanks for the help guys.
    
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It all depend on the RAD and fans used.
Black Ice® GTX Gen Two Xtreme 240 + 4 x Ultra Kaze 3000 will beat any 360 RAD out there unless its a Black ICE 360.
So are these fans better then the Gentle typhoons?
These are the fans?http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...oducts_id=6848

I really just wanna knoiw the best fans as im about to buy 12 of them.

I have a black ice GT Extreme 360 Rad and im going to be buying another one real soon.

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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So are these fans better then the Gentle typhoons?
These are the fans?http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...oducts_id=6848

I really just wanna knoiw the best fans as im about to buy 12 of them.

I have a black ice GT Extreme 360 Rad and im going to be buying another one real soon.

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
Please don't thread hijack, I responded to your other thread about this.
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Please don't thread hijack, I responded to your other thread about this.
Sorry, this was before you had responded. And thank you for the response it was very helpful and, repped!

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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What about a CPU + sli setup? Can a 240 handle it?
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What about a CPU + sli setup? Can a 240 handle it?
Do you mean a setup like your sig? Probably, if it's a thick radiator and good fans. Don't expect north pole temps or huge overclocks though, but it'll handle the stock heat dump. I would definitely go 360+ if you can though.
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